Sizzling sun and dry, windy ground of Benkovac – Stankovci wine hills are responsible for the colorful character of Benkovac wines. Benkovac winery is situated on a civilization crossroad.
Benkovac winery was known by its rose wine until 2005, when the new vineyards were being planted in Korlat near Benkovac, in stone macchia, on an area of 103 ha with 530.000 grapevines.
Vineyard was planted with bedding material from France, and the assortment of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet sauvignon, Cabernet franc i Mourvèdre.
Korlat Cabernet sauvignon is exceptionally dark, deep, almost black in colour with a distinctive violet reflection. In its aromatic profile it is characterized by an abundance of diversified aromas such as plum, blueberry, black currant and a discrete spicy note.
The wine is full-bodied, harmonious, with superbly concentrated aromas and a slightly more pronounced freshness with plenty ripe tannins. By the attentive long-lasting ageing in oak it is blended into a unique wine for special moments in life.
Food pairing: steak, lamb chops, grilled meat .
|Grape variety||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Serving temp.||18 ºC|